Category Archives: biaf

Cotabato City gov’t files protest vs. MILF over strafing in Barangay Kalanganan

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Sept) – The Cotabato City government has filed a protest before the Joint Coordinating Committee on the Cessation of Hostilities of the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) following the harassment allegedly by a commander of the MILF’s Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF) in Sitio Linao, Barangay Kalanganan Saturday […]

Cotabato City gov’t files protest vs. MILF over strafing in Barangay Kalanganan

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Sept) – The Cotabato City government has filed a protest before the Joint Coordinating Committee on the Cessation of Hostilities of the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) following the harassment allegedly by a commander of the MILF’s Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF) in Sitio Linao, Barangay Kalanganan Saturday […]

A different graduation: Children in conflict-affected areas “disengage” from MILF’s armed forces

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews/ 19 Feb) —  It was a different “graduation” last Saturday for children under 18 who were “formally or informally associated” with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s (MILF) Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF) in conflict-affected areas in Maguindanao and some parts of North Cotabato. Instead of a diploma, each of the 69 […]

2 years after Mamasapano Tragedy, hope springs eternal for Tukanalipao residents  

TUKANALIPAO, Mamasapano, Maguindanao (MindaNews/25 January) —  The wooden footbridge that became a symbol of the fragility of peace in the aftermath of the Mamasapano Tragedy that left 66 persons dead on January 25, 2015 is gone, washed away by rampaging floodwaters late last year. The foundation posts, however, have survived although there are no plans to […]